As you can tell from my username, I am a huge Harry Potter fan. However, I wasn’t always. I used to be a Twihard (a twilight obsessed fan-girl). In fact I was one during the early stages of puberty, which is the age where most Twitards fall into the ‘romantic’ trap.
Here’s my story about how I went from ‘Twihard’ to ‘Indifferent’ to ‘Potterhead’:
I first read Twilight as a recommendation from a fellow member of the Teen Advisory Board of my library. I finished that book quickly and moved onto the next. The aklatan didn’t have Eclipse so I read it ‘Twilight, New Moon, Breaking...
Well, lately I have come across a variation of the following sentence a lot:
"Harry Potter is better than Twilight because Twilight gives a lot of bad messages"
I won't deny the message ibingiay sa pamamagitan ng Twilight is an awful one and easy to spot, but Harry Potter also has its share of bad messages, and whats worse is that it is conceived between lines. There's an extense pagtatalo among psychologist on the validity of subliminal messages, but that I will not discuss. Following I will list, in my opinion, the (bad) messages each book gives.